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Kansas Employer Assistant Site Director Pittsburg Choices in Arma, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/11813163

POSITION SUMMARY:Assist the Site Director in coaching and supervising staff to ensure that the program provides quality and developmentallyappropriate services to children and families. Assist the Site Director in maintaining a work climate that nurtures growth,learning, and positive interaction while ensuring that all federal and state regulations are maintained for all children 0-5.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:• Model best practices for center staff and volunteers at all times• Carry out all responsibilities in accordance with the policies, procedures, and applicable laws• Follow the Head Start Performance Standards and KDHE licensing regulations• Assist the Site Director in leading center staff to recruit, train and schedule parent and community volunteers• Document volunteer hours to fulfill federal match requirements• Help facilitate and plan center team meetings, guiding the problem-solving process and/or seeking assistance, toassure delivery of services• Be an advocate for Head Start children and families• Model appropriate ways to interact with 0-5-year-old children and their families• Assist the Site Director in ensuring completion of data entry for Apricot, meal counts, and attendance• Complete necessary forms and documentation relevant to program and staff management• Assist Site Director in conducting classroom and teacher observations• Assist in setting a developmentally appropriate classroom based on Head Start Performance Standards, PositiveBehavior Support (PBS), best practices, Creative Curriculum, Frog Street, Second Step, and other identifiedcurriculum.• Work with Lead Teachers to screen and observe the developmental level of each child, making appropriatereferrals to the local Special Education Co-op• Utilize Positive Behavior Support (PBS) strategies to prevent and defuse challenging behavior• Assist team or individuals with the CDA process• Ability to work unconventional business hours• Respect and support cultural differences and diverse family structures• Maintain dependable, punctual attendance, and adhere to appropriate break times• Attend mandatory In-Service trainings and staff meetings• Report any suspected abuse or neglect to appropriate authority• Advocate for SEK-CAP, Inc. in the community• Maintain and assure confidentiality and privacy of SEK-CAP customers• Uphold and promote the core values and mission statement of SEK-CAP• Support management decisions both in actions and words• Other duties as assigned